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Rob Bradford
October 01, 2008 - 4:08 pm
So now Jon Lester finds himself working through the Angels lineup for the second time. With leadoff hitter Chone Figgins , he threw him three straight fastballs to start the game and continued the trend on the first six pitches, eventually ending up with a swing and a miss for strike three. Figgins...
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October 01, 2008 - 3:53 pm
During the 2007 playoffs, the Sox walked 18 times and had 23 RBIs in the third inning. Bot marks were the most by any team in any inning during any postseason since 1903. The runs were helped in no small part by the fact that the team hit a whopping .403. Yet that strength coincided with one of...
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Rob Bradford
October 01, 2008 - 3:40 pm
 After watching Mike Lowell field the final out of the first, you might be wondering which of the Angels are the biggest threat to test the third baseman on a bunt attempt. Well, Erick Aybar leads the way with nine bunt hits this year, attempting the feat 41 times. Chone Figgins is No. 2, earning...
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October 01, 2008 - 3:33 pm
Gary From Chapel Hill checks in with some good postscript material from Lester's first inning: the southpaw has allowed 2+ hits in the first inning eight times this year during regular season, and six times on the road. Also - with two outs and runners in scoring position during the first three...
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Rob Bradford
October 01, 2008 - 3:28 pm
Carrying over from the top of the first, Gary from Chapel Hill checks in to tell us that the Sox are 19-37 (.514) with 3 HR and 10 RBI in the 1st inning of their last six postseason games. Jon Lester ran into a bit of trouble with one out, allowing a Garret Anderson , opposite field single,...
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October 01, 2008 - 3:17 pm
Jacoby Ellsbury stood on second base after hitting a leadoff double, and remained there when Dustin Pedroia hit a one-out double. This presented the very situation that had seemed to be of great interest to David Ortiz in recent days: Big Papi, who had mused in recent days that the Angels would...
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October 01, 2008 - 1:07 pm
Jacoby Ellsbury is a huge key to the Red Sox' efforts to beat the Angels. And he's not afraid to talk about it !
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October 01, 2008 - 1:02 pm
The postseason success of the Red Sox last year was predicated upon grinding at bats from every member of the lineup. While it would be difficult to suggest that the Angels offense is of the caliber as was that of the 2007 Bostonians, the Angels certainly appear to have a formidable bottom third of...
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October 01, 2008 - 11:29 am
Jacoby Ellsbury raced into the consciousness of the American public by winning everyone in the country a free taco from Taco Bell last October. His prize-winning stolen base came represented an impressive punctuating moment to a debut in which he hit .353 with a .394 OBP in the regular season,...
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October 01, 2008 - 7:40 am
The Angels finished with the best record in baseball, producing a 100-62 record that was the best in the history of the franchise of the Southern California entity. But how does such a regular season performance translate into the postseason? Should the Red Sox spare themselves from a hopeless...
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